The National Immigration Policy Is Impeding Economic Growth And Facilitating Crime

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Compadre Patriots America is the greatest nation on the planet inherently due to our foundation of immigrants. Immigrants resonated with the call of our founding fathers who claimed, “ all men are created equal...with inalienable rights… to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness”. Our current national immigration policy is impeding economic growth and facilitating crime. American immigration policies should be reformed to promote and facilitate immigration, because historically, immigrants with their innovation and drive to succeed have enriched our national melting pot. With immigration policy being front and center, Americans find themselves in this 2016 election year with so many candidates and so many competing viewpoints. The sheer volume of election year rhetoric can be overwhelming, confusing, and sometimes downright nauseating. In his article “Imagining the Immigrant: Why Legality Must Give way to Humanity”, the emeritus professor at Dominican University of California, John J. Savant, expresses, “The world now watches to see how well our behavior will match our lofty rhetoric” (375). Americas have a duty to maintain the nation by exercising their right to vote. Specifically, a mandate to reform the current national immigration policies by electing politicians that will promote a secure border, while enriching the nation with an influx of tax paying, hard working, law abiding, peaceful and productive immigrants from impoverished neighbors, Such as Mexico and

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